Senior Lecturer at Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University
I am a computational cosmologist working at the Astrophysics Research Institute (ARI) , Liverpool John Moores University. My research interests are focused on the formation and evolution of galaxies, in particular on the formation of our own galaxy, the Milky Way.
In particular, I am interested in the composition of the stellar halo, the distribution of stellar streams and the nature of dark matter.
After counting all the normal, luminous matter in the obvious places of the universe galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the intergalactic medium about half of it is still missing. So not only is 85% of the matter in the...